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Nicole is a Canadian immigration lawyer based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, she articled with Larlee Rosenberg under the supervision of her principal Ryan Rosenberg. During her articles, Nicole supported files in immigration, citizenship, and refugee law before the Immigration and Refugee Board and before the Federal Court.

Nicole is committed to working closely with clients to develop a personalized immigration strategy for individuals and families. She provides services in all areas of immigration and citizenship law, whether you are looking to be in Canada for a short period of time to work and study, or whether you are looking to stay in Canada on a more permanent basis.

Nicole graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in 2016, focused on International Relations and Economics. She liked studying the flow of people migration so much, she decided to become an immigration lawyer after graduating from the Peter A. Allard School of Law with a Juris Doctor in 2019. During her studies at Allard, she was awarded the Jongman Kim Memorial Prize in Korean Legal Studies.

Nicole is fluent in English and has a working proficiency of Cantonese and Mandarin.

  • Conducting research in the area of changing border conditions for foreign nationals and permanent residents wishing to enter Canada given COVID-19 considerations;
  • Conducting research on country conditions for numerous refugee applications and Pre-Removal Risk Assessment applications;
  • Assisting on submissions with respect to a Canadian citizenship revocation process;
  • Assisting with successful LMIA-exempt work permit applications through international treaties and other exemptions;
  • Assisting with employer compliance inspections for companies with foreign workers in Canada on both LMIA-exempt work permits and LMIA-based work permits;
  • Assisting clients with overcoming criminal inadmissibility through Temporary Resident Permit applications, criminal rehabilitation applications, and deemed criminal rehabilitation applications;
  • Assisting with numerous successful Permanent Residence applications through the BC Provincial Nomination Program, the Express Entry system, and family sponsorship applications;
  • Assisting with numerous successful Applications for Leave and Judicial Review before the Federal Court of Canada;
  • Assisting with numerous Permanent Residence Card applications and renewals;
  • Assisting with numerous Citizenship applications.
  • Guest lectured at Capilano University on legal research and writing in an immigration law context, 11 September 2019.

Nicole was the Program Coordinator of the University of British Columbia Chapter of Pro Bono Students Canada in 2018-2019. Pro Bono Students Canada is a national organization dedicated towards removing barriers to accessing justice, and provides over 130,000 hours of pro bono service annually. During her time with Pro Bono Students Canada, Nicole spearheaded the creation of two immigration and refugee law projects in partnership with Vancouver law firms to engage student interest in this area of law and provide meaningful work to marginalized members of our community.

Summary

Nicole is a Canadian immigration lawyer based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, she articled with Larlee Rosenberg under the supervision of her principal Ryan Rosenberg. During her articles, Nicole supported files in immigration, citizenship, and refugee law before the Immigration and Refugee Board and before the Federal Court.

Nicole is committed to working closely with clients to develop a personalized immigration strategy for individuals and families. She provides services in all areas of immigration and citizenship law, whether you are looking to be in Canada for a short period of time to work and study, or whether you are looking to stay in Canada on a more permanent basis.

Nicole graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in 2016, focused on International Relations and Economics. She liked studying the flow of people migration so much, she decided to become an immigration lawyer after graduating from the Peter A. Allard School of Law with a Juris Doctor in 2019. During her studies at Allard, she was awarded the Jongman Kim Memorial Prize in Korean Legal Studies.

Nicole is fluent in English and has a working proficiency of Cantonese and Mandarin.

EDUCATION / BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Bar Admission, British Columbia, 2020
  • Juris Doctor, University of British Columbia, 2019
  • B.A. (International Relations and Economics) – University of British Columbia, 2016

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Officer – CBA National Immigration Law Section (2019 – present)
  • Member, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers

Community Involvement

Nicole was the Program Coordinator of the University of British Columbia Chapter of Pro Bono Students Canada in 2018-2019. Pro Bono Students Canada is a national organization dedicated towards removing barriers to accessing justice, and provides over 130,000 hours of pro bono service annually. During her time with Pro Bono Students Canada, Nicole spearheaded the creation of two immigration and refugee law projects in partnership with Vancouver law firms to engage student interest in this area of law and provide meaningful work to marginalized members of our community.

Representative Work
  • Conducting research in the area of changing border conditions for foreign nationals and permanent residents wishing to enter Canada given COVID-19 considerations;
  • Conducting research on country conditions for numerous refugee applications and Pre-Removal Risk Assessment applications;
  • Assisting on submissions with respect to a Canadian citizenship revocation process;
  • Assisting with successful LMIA-exempt work permit applications through international treaties and other exemptions;
  • Assisting with employer compliance inspections for companies with foreign workers in Canada on both LMIA-exempt work permits and LMIA-based work permits;
  • Assisting clients with overcoming criminal inadmissibility through Temporary Resident Permit applications, criminal rehabilitation applications, and deemed criminal rehabilitation applications;
  • Assisting with numerous successful Permanent Residence applications through the BC Provincial Nomination Program, the Express Entry system, and family sponsorship applications;
  • Assisting with numerous successful Applications for Leave and Judicial Review before the Federal Court of Canada;
  • Assisting with numerous Permanent Residence Card applications and renewals;
  • Assisting with numerous Citizenship applications.
Publications/Presentations
  • Guest lectured at Capilano University on legal research and writing in an immigration law context, 11 September 2019.

EDUCATION / BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Bar Admission, British Columbia, 2020
  • Juris Doctor, University of British Columbia, 2019
  • B.A. (International Relations and Economics) – University of British Columbia, 2016

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Officer – CBA National Immigration Law Section (2019 – present)
  • Member, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers